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The problem with IDV and what this firm is doing to help

Whilst working at the financial software company, Square, Rick Song noticed more and more the general problems happening with online security. So, he decided to tackle the problem head-on and create his own firm where he worked on developing innovative change to online Identity Verification (IDV). And thus Percona, an…

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 Financial sector boosted by software testing contracts

Software testing firm, Edge Testing Solutions, has signed contracts with two new clients from the financial sector in a multi-million-pound engagement. As part of the new commitment, the contracts have outlined that Edge Testing Solutions, who are part of Eurofins Digital Testing, will cover a range of software testing services.…
Financial

IT bank failures are “unacceptable”, say MPs

MPs have warned that more needs to be about the “unacceptable” level of IT failures and crashes that banks are experiencing. They say that more regulation and financial levels need to be put in place. Published on Monday, the Treasury Committee report said that because so many major banks are…
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18-34 year olds biggest victims of bank scams

Millennials have been found to be the age group that is the most vulnerable to being scammed by money hackers, Lloyds Bank has revealed. Victims are being tricked by hackers impersonating the police, members of HMRC and even banking staff. The age range that is being targeted the most is…
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National Software Testing Conference 2018 highlights

Two-thirds of top unis unprotected against phishing attacks

Students have been warned to be careful of potential phishing emails after some of the UK’s top universities failed to carry out adequate protection against cyber-attacks. Email security and software company, Proofpoint, discovered that of the UK’s top 20 universities, 65% of them had not published Domain Fraud Prevention (DMARC)…
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Tube users to be tracked through Wi-Fi

Users of London’s underground system will have their data and movements tracked through the Wi-Fi on their phones, starting this week. The decision to use data in this way is hoped to be a huge move forward in the way that the 156-year-old underground transport structure works. Instead of building…
TFL

US proposes bill to stamp out algorithm bias in tech firms

US lawmakers proposed a new bill on Wednesday that would require large tech firms to remove any algorithm bias embedded in their computer systems. The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would authorise the Federal Trade Commission to create regulations requiring companies to assess their systems for race,…
algorithm bias

EU backs one-hour deadline for social networks to remove terrorist content

The European Union Commission has approved legislation that requires social media sites to remove terrorist content from their sites within one hour of being notified by authorities, according to an Associated Press (AP) report. If they fail to adhere to these new rules, they could be fined up to 4%…
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